The online application process for admission into first year honour’s courses in different disciplines of Dhaka University (DU) under the 2018-19 academic session began Tuesday.
DU Vice-Chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman formally inaugurated the application process at 5:30 pm at the central admission office at administrative building on the campus.
Admission seekers can apply online from 5:30 pm today while the process will continue till 12 am on August 26.
Eligible students will have to pay Tk 350 (including bank and IT charge) for each unit through four state-run banks – Sonali, Agrani, Janata and Rupali.
Students can download their admit cards of ‘Ga’ and ‘Cha’ units from September 5 till examinations’ date 9:00 am while the admit cards of in ‘Ka’, ‘Kha’ and ‘Gha’ from 10 September till exams’ date 9:00 am.
This year, a total of 7,128 seats are available while 1,750 seats for Ka (Science) unit, 2,378 for Kha (Arts) unit, 1,250 for Ga (Business) unit, 1,615 for ‘Gha (combined) unit and 135 for Fine Arts faculty.
The qualifications of candidates to apply for admission are same like the previous year, Prof Akhtaruzzaman said.
“No electronic devices, including calculator, mobile phone, electronic watch, will be allowed into the exam halls. Like previous years, metal detectors will be set up at every entrance of the exam halls to check any ‘digital forgery’ and mobile court will be deployed during exams,” he said.
He said if any student will take ‘unfair means’ during test, he or she will be brought to justice, adding that plain-clothes detectives will be deployed during admission tests this year.
DU Pro-Vice Chancellor (education) Prof Dr Nasreen Ahmad, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Administration) Prof Dr Muhammad Samad, Treasurer Prof Dr Md Kamal Uddin, Convener of Online Admission Committee Prof Dr Md Hasibur Rashid, deans of different faculties, chairmen of different departments, directors of DU institutes, acting registrars, and the DU proctor were, among others, present at the meeting.
The admission tests will begin on September 14 with entry test of Business Studies faculty disciplines under “Ga-Unit” while admission test of general knowledge for Fine Arts Faculty under “Cha-Unit” on September 15.
The test of “Kha-Unit” for admission into different disinclines under Arts and Social Sciences faculties will be held on September 21 while admission test of drawing for Fine Arts Faculty under “Cha-Unit” on September 22.
“Ka-Unit” admission test for science group students will be held on September 28 and “Gha-Unit” (combined unit) tests for science, business studies and humanities groups’ students on October 12.
The admission seekers are asked to visit the university website (http://admission.eis.du.ac.bd) for detailed information.